State-Based Loan Repayment Assistance Programs
Almost all state loan repayment assistance programs (LRAPs) require recipients to be practicing law in “qualifying employment” within the state. Characteristics of state LRAPs vary, but definitions of “qualifying employment” in all states include civil legal aid and in some states include public defense, prosecution and other government and nonprofit legal organization work.
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